About Awareness Month
Led by the Indiana Governor’s Council for People with Disabilities, the goal of Disability Awareness Month is to promote the independence, integration, and inclusion of all people with disabilities. The Council develops a unique theme for this annual event and produces campaign materials that are available free of charge to Hoosiers who want to help make a difference.
About The Governor’s Council
Since its founding in 1980, the Indiana Governor’s Council for People with Disabilities has focused on advocacy and leadership training. The council has flourished in the areas of systems change advocacy, self-advocacy groups, Partners in Policymaking, grassroots efforts, community leadership, public policy and civic engagement. Over nearly 40 years, the Council has empowered tens of thousands of Hoosiers with disabilities to create positive changes throughout the state. For more information, visit www.in.gov/gpcpd.